The Lion, the Dentist, and Business Ethics

business_ethics_highlights_2The killing of Cecil the Lion by Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer has the internet in a spin. But what lessons are to be had by the business world? >>>

LINK: Cecil the Lion shows how reputational risk has gone global (by [Author] in Source)

As of this week, Walter J. Palmer of Minnesota, is pretty much obviously the world’s least-popular dentist. Palmer recently shot—as part of what he says he thought was a legal big-game hunt—a lion whose home was a protected national park in Zimbabwe.

There are some lessons for business in this tale. Even though Palmer wasn’t in Zimbabwe to “do business,” as a tourist he was none the less engaging in a commercial transaction.

The first and most obvious lesson involves….

What do you think?

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